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Europe daily news - Wednesday 09 June 2010

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 9 2010

Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case COMPM.5873 - AdventDFS Furniture Company

Greenhouse emission allowance: European Commission publishes guidelines on State aid in the context of greenhouse emission allowance trading scheme

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 12 2012

On 5 June 2012, the final version of the European Commission’s guidelines on State aid in the context of the greenhouse gas emission allowance trading scheme post-2012 was published in the Official Journal

European Commission proposes revamp of EU biofuels policy

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 17 2012

On October 17, 2012, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a new directive amending the two major pieces of EU legislation on biofuels: Directive 200928EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (Renewable Energy Directive or “RED”) and Directive 9870EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels (Fuel Quality Directive or “FQD”), both in force since 2009

Commission consults on commitments proposed by Siemens and Areva concerning nuclear technology markets

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 20 2012

On 14 March 2012, the European Commission published a notice in the Official Journal under Article 27(4) of Regulation 12003 to invite comments on the commitments proposed by Siemens AG and Areva SA pursuant to Article 9 of Regulation 12003

Updated prospectus content recommendations for mineral companies

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 27 2011

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) successor to the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) has published an update of the CESR recommendations for the consistent implementation of the Prospectus Directive, with revised recommendations as to the content requirements of prospectuses issued by mineral companies

Renewable energy policy: European Commission publishes communication on renewable energy policy

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 12 2012

On 6 June 2012, the Commission published a Communication on its renewable energy policy which emphasises the importance of the EU’s aim to achieve a 20 share of renewable energy by 2020

Regulation on energy market integrity and transparency published

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 16 2011

On 8 December 2011, Regulation 12272011 on energy market integrity and transparency (“REMIT”) was published in the Official Journal

EU focuswhere do we stand on the reshaping of the Energy Taxation Directive?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 19 2012

A year has passed since the publication, in April 2011, by the European Commission (EC) of its Proposal for a Council Directive amending Directive 200396EC (the Proposal), restructuring the European Community framework for the taxation of energy products and electricity (the Energy Taxation Directive

Commission prohibits Austrian subsidies for energy intensive businesses

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Austria, European Union
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  • March 21 2011

On 8 March 2011 the Commission found a provision of the revised Austrian Green Electricity Act (Ökostromgesetznovelle 2008), partially exempting energy intensive businesses from contributing to the funding of green electricity, to be in breach of EU state aid rules

Production and wholesale of conventional electricity in Germany exempted from EU public procurement rules

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • June 19 2012

On 24 April 2012, the European Commission adopted a formal decision generally exempting from the EU procurement rules all public companies active in the production and wholesale of conventional electricity in Germany